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Tuesday, May 8 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Why Should Gluten Free Matter to You?

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This fireside will cover barriers of bringing a concept to market that seems to only target a small niche of people. How they grew it to a gain a large contract and how they've worked to overcome sterotypes of Gluten Free.

In the restaurant/pop-up world, it is challenging to be everything to everyone. Learn from Letha Pugh and Wendy Miller Pugh, owners of Bake Me Happy, a 100% gluten free bakery and coffee shop, how the simple addition of safe gluten free foods for gluten intolerant customers can explode your customer base. Learn about what gluten free really means, why it's not just a fad and how Bake Me Happy successfully serves gluten free people and people who just love their product (despite being gluten free!)

Moderators
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Nick Dekker

Founder, board member, event producer, Wild Goose Creative
Nicholas Dekker gets people to call him “Dr. Breakfast” because he really loves breakfast and has a Ph.D. Nick is a food/travel writer based in Columbus, writing his award-winning blog Breakfast With Nick since 2007, where he documents his journeys in exploring breakfast, coffee... Read More →

Speakers
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Wendy Pugh

Co-Owner, Bake Me Happy
Letha Pugh and Wendy Miller Pugh are co-owners of Bake Me Happy, a gluten free bakery/coffee shop in Merion Village. Specializing in nostalgic treats, unique sweets and gluten free goodness that everybody can enjoy, Bake Me Happy has earned many accolades including the owners, Letha... Read More →
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Letha Pugh

Co-Owner, Bake Me Happy
Letha Pugh and Wendy Miller Pugh are co-owners of Bake Me Happy, a gluten free bakery/coffee shop in Merion Village. Specializing in nostalgic treats, unique sweets and gluten free goodness that everybody can enjoy, Bake Me Happy has earned many accolades including the owners, Letha... Read More →


Tuesday May 8, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Elevate Stage at Vue Columbus (aka Chase Basecamp)